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March 18, 2019

Reuters Admits Their Reporter Had Confirmed That Robert Francis "Blotto" O'Rourke Was a Member of a Notorious Hacker Gang Two Years Ago -- But Sat on the Story So As Not to Damage His Senate Bid

Seems like this guy runs for office primarily to keep the media from reporting on his past lawbreaking.

I wonder what charge he's looking to run out the statute of limitations on now.

Reuters reported late on Friday night that their reporter who broke the story about Democrat Beto O'Rourke belonging to a hacker group had the story for two years and agreed to sit on it until after O'Rourke's Senate race against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).

The report, published early on Friday, documented O'Rourke's involvement in a hacker group named "Cult of the Dead Cow," and included multiple past writings from O'Rourke, some of which were described as "disturbing."

"After more than a year of reporting, [Joseph] Menn persuaded O'Rourke to talk on the record," Reuters reported. "In an interview in late 2017, O'Rourke acknowledged that he was a member of the group, on the understanding that the information would not be made public until after his Senate race against Ted Cruz in November 2018."

Yeah whatever.

They also kept this suppressed: Blotto's disturbing fantasies about murdering children.

He wrote this in a "t-file," which I guess is an entry on a site called "TacoLand."

From Reuters:

Another t-file from O'Rourke, written when he was 15, is a short and disturbing piece of fiction. "One day, as I was driving home from work, I noticed two children crossing the street. They were happy, happy to be free from their troubles…. This happiness was mine by right. I had earned it in my dreams.

"As I neared the young ones, I put all my weight on my right foot, keeping the accelerator pedal on the floor until I heard the crashing of the two children on the hood, and then the sharp cry of pain from one of the two. I was so fascinated for a moment, that when after I had stopped my vehicle, I just sat in a daze, sweet visions filling my head."

This is a guy who drove completely drunk, almost killed someone by driving on the wrong side of the highway, and then engaged in felony flight from police when they tried to arrest him.

Did that have to be covered up until he'd had his shot at Ted Cruz, too?

I like to think of running for public office as a kind of college admissions process, with all Democrats subscribing to a cheater "side-door" service called the United States leftwing media, filled with false claims about accomplishments that were never accomplished and even photoshops.


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